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Seoul: Western Sydney Wanderers picked up their first points of the 2017 AFC Champions League with a 3-2 victory over FC Seoul in Group F on Wednesday as the 2014 continental champions breathed new life into their campaign following back-to-back defeats. 

The hosts almost took the lead on 13 minutes at Seoul World Cup Stadium when Dejan Damjanovic headed against the bar, before the visitors did open the scoring in the 24th minute as Lachlan Scott got on the end of a Terry Antonis throughball to finish for a goal on his continental debut.

Antonis then scored from the spot five minutes before the interval and Jaushua Sotirio lobbed goalkeeper Yoo Hyun on 63 minutes after being played in by captain Mitch Nichols to make it three as the Australian side appeared to have wrapped up the game.

But Yun Il-lok netted on 66 minutes to restore hope and then added another from 20 yards six minutes later to ensure a frantic finish but Western Sydney held out to move into third place in Group F while FC Seoul remain bottom without a point.

Photo: Lagardère Sports



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